The Redeemer Feast is one of the most eagerly awaited by tourists but also by the Venetians, this event takes place every year in front of St Mark Square and there are many activities available to tourists visiting Venice during this period. This article will help you know the origins of the Feast of the Redeemer (Il Redentore), as we celebrate and where to stay during this time of year.
The Redeemer Feast, is a wonderful event that is celebrated every year in the city of Venice, as well as the great atmosphere around town filled with positivity and happiness, why we celebrate has a profound and important reminder for all Venetians. To celebrate a feast recalls the construction by order of the Venetian Senate (September 4, 1576) of the Church of the Redeemer in memory of the liberation of the city from the plague of 1575-1577, this article will not write in detail about the plague that took place in Venice for about two years and leading to the death many families, because you can find detailed information on Wikipedia. Instead let’s see how Venetians celebrate the Redeemer festival. As said before the end of the plague in July 1577 it was decided that every year forever was necessary to remember this event, which saved the population of Venice, so it was set up a votive bridge. It is nice to think that all these years, more than five centuries still celebrate, an event not to be missed!